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Upper endoscopy (esophagus


Examination that allows the doctor to see directly into the inside of the digestive tract. Tiny tissue samplings for microscopic analysis are done during this exam (biopsies).

Upper endoscopy Indication(esophagus, stomach,duodenum)

In the esophagus

  • Inflammation
  • Varices
  • Thickening of the wall
  • Stenosis (narrowing) of the opening

In the stomach